Getting to know you: Joel Tratt

Throughout the year we will be introducing you to the members of the Somerset CCC Commercial Team as well as meeting some of our Official Partners.

Today it’s the turn of Joel Tratt, SCCC’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, to answer our quickfire questions.

Name: Joel Tratt

Job title: Strength and Conditioning Coach

What exactly is it that you do? Physically prepare the players for professional cricket

Favourite part of a matchday? Winning!

Best part of the job? Seeing players, you’ve worked with progress and perform out on the field winning games for Somerset

Favourite sports person? Sidney Crosby

What’s the best thing you’ve ever done? Along with my girlfriend, raised £3500 for cancer research for a ridiculous physical challenge we did.

Favourite place to eat? Any independent Thai restaurants … love Thai food!

Favourite pub? The Finches Arms in Hambleton, Rutland.

Describe yourself in five words. Passionate, loyal, driven, disciplined, hungry.

Favourite thing to do away from the office? Lift weights, run, cycle, play inline hockey, go for coffee / dinner with friends, walk dogs!

Cream first or jam first? Jam

What superpower would you like to have? Super Strength!

Interesting fact about you? Named after a Somerset CCC overseas legend!

Cook or take away? Cook 100%!

Tea or coffee? Coffee … black Americano.

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be? Sidney Crosby

Night in or night out? Night in.

Cats or dogs? Dogs

Best thing about living and working in the South West? Being near the sea but still having accessibility to cities if needed, the slightly slower pace of life and being near my family.

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